The Passport Office offers an emergency service where a passport application is processed in the same day at an extra cost.
Applicants should notify the Passport Office beforehand by calling (+356) 2590 4100, and fill in Form A. If all relevant information is correct, the application is processed within four (4) working hours.
If an applicant calls before 10:00AM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, than he/she may collect her/his new passport on the same day. On Wednesdays, the applicant may call up to 02:00PM. Requests for an urgent passport submitted after the indicated time or on a Saturday will be processed and readyfor collection on the next working day.
This service is only offered to anyone who is going to travel or urgently needs a passport in less than four (4) working days. This service does not apply if the passport is lost/stolen or was issued for a restricted window period.
The fees are:
- Adult Passport, Alien’s Passport, Convention Travel Document: €140
- Passport for a minor aged 0 to 9 years: €60
- Passport for a minor aged 10 to 15 years: €80
The Passport Office also offers an emergency service outside office hours. In such cases, applicants are required to contact the Immigration Authorities at the Malta International Airport by calling (+356) 2122 4001. The MIA authorities will direct the applicant to the Duty Officer at the Passport Office. This service is provided at an extra fee and can only be provided if the applicant gives at least four (4) hours notice prior to his/her departure. If the applicant’s passport is lost, stolen or destroyed, and the applicant does not present a valid ID card, then his/her request cannot be issued outside office hours.